Fly Tying For Carp

Here are a few links for videos for tying Carp Flies: Backstabber: https://youtu.be/RBQdp0OzF6g Hybrid Carp Worm Fly: https://youtu.be/8GHnDXqfhkg Clouser Swimming Nymph: https://youtu.be/WXv4vQNgfpo Easy Corn and Bread Flies: https://youtu.be/B8ego2SL0_s Jackalope Carp Fly: https://youtu.be/40yctk_85ks Trouser Worm: https://youtu.be/0QnpVQdR4Pc Moss Fly: https://youtu.be/1WfvRLq1PCs Damselfly Nymph: https://youtu.be/CdQuQLSIs18 El Crawcito: https://youtu.be/ooNsDCYPZaY

Fly Tying For Musky

Here are a few videos for tying Musky and Pike flies: Blane Chocklett’s T-Bone Fly: https://youtu.be/wMFTq3dV2y8 Snake Charmer: https://youtu.be/bWqBBRCf5j8 BAM:https://youtu.be/sCzgysjXEOQ Andreas Andersson’s Delivery Man: https://youtu.be/dRy_f4-WpDs The Mitt: https://youtu.be/F4Hqzz1jUpI Macho Panfish: https://youtu.be/CGNJEHQynpA Optimus Swine: https://youtu.be/eP1eijJwrps Blane Chocklett’s Feather Game Changer: https://youtu.be/pnusWHYLCto Matt Grajewski’s Nut Butter: https://youtu.be/Ns0joCAtKRI Flashtail Whistler: https://youtu.be/sgYQ2CCo81g Red and White Pike Fly: https://youtu.be/okyNdZGVIGo Big Booty Deceiver: https://youtu.be/zCEKW57dx68 The Kraken: https://youtu.be/BE2a8lzYiaQ The Rattle Snake: https://youtu.be/lUOyr1K0Sfc Blane Chocklett’s Head…

Fly Tying For Bass

Fly Tying For Bass Here are a few links to fly tying videos for Bass: Poppers: Double Barrel Bass Bug: https://youtu.be/4wKrFsAfMZo Crystal Popper: https://youtu.be/T90WusF7KLo Zudbubbler Frog: https://youtu.be/zveWfMnBMVM Howitzer Bustin’ Baitfish: https://youtu.be/ALI_irC4iZQ Divers: Swingin’ D: https://youtu.be/85wqo8quiSg Swingin’ D 2.0: https://youtu.be/bolOcG9ON6g Dahlberg Diver: https://youtu.be/GvQEolFlV2c Streamers: The Equalizer: https://youtu.be/WVWrWvbFQ7g Enrico Puglisi Bluegill/Sunfish: https://youtu.be/J2BMJ7vMQzI SBS: https://youtu.be/yzF9OyKRD-M Pat Cohen’s Sweet Baby Cray: https://youtu.be/7-G9KuHydNk Pat Cohen’s Jiggy Craw: https://youtu.be/0LHhA4NRLQI Pat Cohen’s Slup…

Fly Tying for Trout

Nymphs: Here are some of the best fly tying videos around: Zebra Midge: https://youtu.be/urAF71Fm4yk Prince Nymph: https://youtu.be/A21x_6uzWxI Hares Ear Nymph: https://youtu.be/fDGmD8Zlcqw Pheasant Tail Nymph:https://youtu.be/Q_KuIO9k_K8 Perdigon Nymph:https://youtu.be/B7oiB5GypzI Egan’s Surveyor: https://youtu.be/vhJE7xOQZBA Squirmy Wormy: https://youtu.be/Td1VaolBbmY Mop Fly: https://youtu.be/V1E4T40romQ Catgut Caddis Pupa: https://youtu.be/0LaNwsEXf5A Walt’s Worm: https://youtu.be/g870d2SviOU Stone Fly: https://youtu.be/_y5h-b6tal0  https://youtu.be/09sUi0abjlY  https://youtu.be/IWAnRWY4peo  https://youtu.be/0pJKBjkjQfc   https://youtu.be/cNjZU0UakOI Dave Hise Waxy Worm: https://youtu.be/5tKoiDSD6R0 also check out page 64 of SCOF http://southerncultureonthefly.com/issue13/scof_ifall2014.pdf Dave Hise Simple Grub: https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ0qm4WjQt3/?taken-by=dhise123…

Roanoke River – Salem

Stream Category: Category A – stocked 8 times between October 1 and May 31. Stocked Trout: Rainbow and Brook Wild Trout: Rainbow, Brook, and Brown ( Although there are holdovers from previous DGIF stockings, wild trout, especially brown trout, can be seen throughout the entire Roanoke River.) Other Species of Note: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass,…

Roanoke River – Green Hill Park

Stream Category: Delayed Harvest From October 1 through May 31, fishing on the following waters is permitted under the following regulations only: 1 Only artificial lures may be used. 2 No trout may be in possession (catch and release only) while fishing these waters. 3 No bait may be in possession while fishing these waters….

Carp Time is the Right Time!

It is apparent by looking at social media that Carp Time is the Right Time! For once I am totally in agreement with social media, fly fishing for carp is by far one of the most excited and most rewarding experiences a fly fisherman can have. For everyone that thinks that carp are a trash fish, not worth…

Game Plan for Summer 2017

Oh the changing of the seasons, I cannot explain to you how eager I have been for summer weather. To hell with Fall, Winter, and Spring! This past trout season has been one of my worst; from very crowded streams, to piss poor stocking by the VDGIF, and snapping the tip off of my Recon…

In short, Luck’s always to blame.

Six months ago I almost ruined my entire ’16-’17 trout season. On a late summer day last year I asked one of my buddies to go fishing with me on one of our off days, both of us were looking for a nice end of the summer trophy fish. He mentioned Mossy Creek and the…

Geographical Oddity

Have you ever clicked with something to the very being of your soul, something that you do not have share with anyone else? For some people it is hunting, some it is collecting comic books, others it is building or gardening. For me it has, and will continue to be, fly fishing. Without it, nothing…

The Lies of Leaders, and Tippets, and Men!

Whether you are a newbie or an old head to fly fishing there is one thing that will always be a constant; fly fishing costs money. Unless you really pay a lot of attention to finances, fly fishing will not seem altogether to be an expensive sport at first glance. Besides the initial purchase of…